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Tuberculosis Facts And Treatments by Shilah C. Azib Posted Fri 26 Feb 2010 12:48pm Tuberculosis is amongst the most dangerous disease due to which about 2 million people die every year and around 6 million people develops tuberculosis (TB). According to a survey, every second at least two people are being infected by TB across the world. This curable disease can get cured under strict medical supervision with pro ... Read on »
Tuberculosis (TB) Drug Doses Too Low for Today's Obese Populations, Says Study by MedNews Patient Expert Posted Thu 30 Jul 2009 3:52pm Thu, 07/30/2009 - 15:52 — MedNews The typical dose of a medication considered pivotal in treating tuberculosis effectively is much too low to account for modern-day physiques, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers said. The finding, ... Read on »
Health Headlines - December 16 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm More U.S. Drivers Using Cell Phones at the Wheel Despite safety warnings and laws prohibiting the practice, a growing number of Americans are talking on their cell phones while they drive, says a U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration report. The report concluded that about 1.5 million drivers are chatting on their cell phon ... Read on »
New TB test reveals patients at ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 20 Oct 2008 6:25pm New TB test reveals patients at risk, says study 21 oct 2008--A recently introduced blood test can reveal which patients may develop active tuberculosis (TB) much more precisely than the 100-year old TB skin test, according to a new study published today in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine. Around a third of the world's population is ... Read on »
TUBERCULOSIS – A CONTAGIOUS KILLER? by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted Sat 09 Apr 2011 12:00am Apr 09    Tuberculosis Bacteria           Is tuberculosis a contagious killer?  Well, it depends on which type of tuberculosis (commonly called TB) we are talking about, active or inactive.  Active tuberculosis (TB) is a contagious disease.  Just like the common cold, ... Read on »
World Tuberculosis Day: Fighting the TB/HIV Epidemics Through PEPFAR by Health & Human Services Posted Thu 24 Mar 2011 1:18pm By Ambassador Eric Goosby , U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator (Cross-posted from the State Department Blog ) Today, we join the international community in recognizing World Tuberculosis (TB) Day. Addressing TB is a major part of the work of the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) , as TB is the m ... Read on »
Atlanta Occupy Location Tests Positive for Tuberculosis and May Have to Relocate Again by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 10 Nov 2011 7:58pm In the last 3 months 2 people at the homeless shelter have been positive for TB when tested and since it is spread via the air, a move to a new location might be in order soon.  The 2 testing positive are being treated and the strain is one that is antibiotic resistant.  This would be the second move for the Occupy Atlanta group after they wer ... Read on »
Crohn's disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm What Is Crohn's Disease? Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory disease of the intestines. It primarily causes ulcerations of the small and large intestines, but can affect the digestive system anywhere from the mouth to the anus. It is named after the physician who described the disease in 1932. It also is called granulomatous enter ... Read on »
Researchers Find Source of Drug-Tolerant Tuberculosis Possibly Behind TB Relapses, Intensity of Treatment by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Mon 16 Jun 2008 6:13pm Researchers at University of Pittsburgh and Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have discovered that the bacteria behind tuberculosis can grow on surfaces and that drug-tolerant strains flourish in these bacterial communities, the research team recently reported in Molecular Microbiology. The findings suggest a possible reas ... Read on »
Pitt-led Researchers Find Source of Drug-Tolerant Tuberculosis Possibly Behind TB Relapses, Intensity of Treatment by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Mon 16 Jun 2008 6:13pm Growth of TB bacteria as biofilms result in cells genetically and physiologically different from those lab-cultured for antibiotics University of Pittsburgh-led researchers discovered that the primary bacteria behind tuberculosis can grow on surfaces and that drug-tolerant strains flourish in these bacterial communities, the research team recent ... Read on »